Local metal bands to back Straight Line Stitch

From left: guitarist Jason White, vocalist Alexis Brown and bass player Darren McClelland make up the metal and hard rock band, Straight Line Stitch. The band has released nine albums and EPs since forming in Knoxville, Tenn., Its latest album, “Transparency,” was released June 30. Photo courtesy of Pavement Music

Straight Line Stitch comes to Idaho Falls to promote its new album “Transparency.” The female-fronted metal band will perform onstage with local rock stars End of Arcane and Break the Broken.

Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family

In this file photo, dated Friday, July 4, 2008, Jazz Soul singer Amy Winehouse, from England, performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Arganda del Rey, on the outskirts of Madrid. A new movie entitled "Amy" directed by Asif Kapadia, is scheduled for release on Friday July 3, 2015. Critics love the movie and top performers sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, but the singer's father, Mitch Winehouse, says the film has been edited to depict the family as doing too little to help the ephemeral Amy Winehouse overcome addiction.(AP Photo / Victor R. Caivano)

LONDON (AP) — In “Amy,” performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess.

Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on ‘Sesame Street,’ retiring

In this Aug. 30, 2009, file photo, actress Sonia Manzano, right, performs at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show "Sesame Street" since 1971, is retiring. Manzano broke the news Monday, June 29, 2015 at the American Library Association's annual conference. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

‘Rectify’ returns for Season 3 of a murder’s aftermath

In this image released by SundanceTV, Abigail Spencer, left, and Michael Vartan appear in a scene from the SundanceTV original series "Rectify." The series begins its third season July 9 at 10 p.m. EDT. (Curtis Baker/SundanceTV via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season’s “Rectify.” It was set in a hospital room as Daniel, played by series star Aden Young, came out of the coma from his brutal beat-down. At bedside was his devoted sister Amantha, played by Spencer.

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