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HEADING TO HAWAII … Angelina Jolie returns to the director’s chair, teaming up with Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and EthanCoen on Unbroken, a movie based on the unbelievable World War II story of Olympian-turned-POW Louis Zamperini. Filming on Oahu is expected to begin in July for about 14 days …

Waikiki’s whispering about the sudden closure of Benise’s “Nights of Fire,” the flamenco-inspired showcase that followed “Magic of Polynesia” at the Waikiki Beachcomber … Producer Angelo Giordano reportedly left town abruptly, citing personal issues …

Michael Bublé announced a 40-city tour in support of his latest release, To Be Loved … I wonder if Hawaii will be lucky enough to snag a date or two at some point? The tour starts Sept. 7 in Chicago and … for now, bows in Oakland Nov. 30 …

Tickets are on sale now for the next MayJah RayJah Aug. 31 at Kakaako Amphitheater, featuring UB40‘s Ali Campbell with performances by Rebel Souljahz, Common Kings and Opihi Pickers. Shop online at MayJahRayJah.com …

Aloha Tower serves up some great sounds this weekend as Chaos reigns at Gordon Biersch from 9 p.m. this Friday … while Saturday, from 8 p.m., it’s the Legion of Boom featuring Big Sean and the very best hip-hop, EDM, trap, dubstep, house and Top 40 music in town …

This week in 1984: Three Dog Night packs the Hawaii Ballroom at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel with an 80-minute performance that includes hits Celebrate, Old Fashioned Love Song, Black And White, Eli’s Coming, Shambala, Mama Told Me Not To Come, One, Family Of Man and Joy To The World. Ventriloquist Freddie Morris and his sidekick Moku Kahana, managed by the inimitable Kimo Wilder McVay, open. Tickets cost $12.50 …

And the No. 1 song in Hawaii is Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins

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