Weekend preview: Molly Ringwalds and more

The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra says today’s thundershowers will not derail tonight’s Molly Ringwalds show and white linen affair at Point Cadet pavilion.

The fund-raiser, which gives concertgoers a sneak peek at the new pavilion and park, begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 at the door.¬† Naomi’s Catering will provide food and refreshments for the event.

Those attending should enter drive up from the Howard Avenue entrance, near the Palace Casino Resort parking garage. Free parking is available at the north side of the park.

Elsewhere this weekend: “Glengarry Glen Ross” wraps up its two-weekend engagement at Biloxi Little Theater, and you’ll find concerts by Loretta Lynn, Sinbad, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Kellie Pickler, and the Alabama Blues Brothers.
Read the overall weekend lineup
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Development report: an active week

The city’s Community Development director outlines the plans, permits and progress on new and ongoing projects in this week’s Development Report.

Among the topics: the Kress building downtown, the green space at Grand Casino, a new Goodwill Retail Store planned for Pass Road, the Parish Life Center at St. Michael’s, the Walmart Neighborhood Market and more.
Read this week’s report


News and notes

Baseball postponed:  The Biloxi Indians baseball game with Ocean Springs has been postponed until Monday, when Biloxi boosters will plan to sell fried fish and shrimp plates during the game. JV play begins at 5 p.m., varsity at 7 on the Biloxi High School campus.

Keesler visit: Mayor A.J. Holloway, a trio of councilmembers and Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols heard about the impacts of Keesler losing half of its planes and hundreds of personnel during a briefing at the base today. To see photos form the visit, click here.

City Council agenda: Architect Leigh Jaunsen and Project Manager Chet Nadolski of Yates Construction on Tuesday will brief Biloxi councilmembers on the initial work at MGM Park at Beau Rivage. To read the complete agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting, click here.

Webcasting: Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols joins the city’s public affairs manager to discuss the status of the proposed MGM Park at Beau Rivage, Biloxi Waterfront Park, the need to purchase flood insurance and the recent infrastructure meeting. To listen to the 14-minute program, click here.

Infrastructure meeting: To see photos from the neighborhood infrastructure meeting conducted Tuesday at North Bay Elementary School, click here.

No agenda:¬†Next week’s Development Review Committee agenda was unavailable this afternoon, but to see the Planning Commission agenda for next week, click here.