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Five new albums to try this week: The 2 Bears, Kindness and more

Stream five new albums from alt-rockers Ex Hex, thrash act Exodus and more and let us know what youll be listening to this weekWhy you should listen: This second album from the bear suit-wearing duo, comprised of Raf Rundell and Hot Chips Joe Goddard, un

Rembrandt: The Late Works review triumph in masters tragedy

This brilliant, brave journey through the tragedy of his fall reveals the true Rembrandt a man at the end of his tether.

Gerhard Richter: Our times are so unquiet

He wants to capture our era and uses everything from eye-rocking stripes to sheet glass sculpture in order to do so. Adrian Searle submits to the hectic complexities of Gerhard Richter.

The Distance review a funny, lively second play from Deborah Bruce

Orange Tree, RichmondHelen Baxendale catches perfectly a sense of numbed isolation in this look at the anguished adventure of motherhood Continue reading...

Two More Pints review Roddy Doyle keeps the laughs coming

The Irish novelists deft touch and ready wit underpin the return of the irreverent old Dubliners first featured in Two PintsAfter his successful 2012 collection of comic dialogues, Two Pints, Roddy Doyle returns with a new series of topical and irreverent

Lila review Marilynne Robinsons triumphant return to Gilead

Preacher John Ames faces the fiercest test of his faith in the town we first encountered in 2004In an interview with the Paris Review in 2008, Marilynne Robinson described how once shed finished writing a novel, she missed the characters: I feel sort of b

Roy Keane: The Second Half; Kevin Pietersen: KP The Autobiography reviews twin tragedies

Were two men ever more cruelly wronged? Not according to these tales of self-pity from Roy Keane and Kevin PietersenReading, in the past couple of days, back to back, the trials and torments of Kevin Pietersen and Roy Keane, the slights suffered and the p

Silent Partners; Tracey Emin: The Last Great Adventure Is You review from mannequins to life models

A riveting show at the Fitzwilliam looks at the use and abuse of mannequins in art, while Tracey Emins words and images find a new harmony.

Silent Partners; Tracey Emin: The Last Great Adventure Is You review from mannequins to life models

A riveting show at the Fitzwilliam looks at the use and abuse of mannequins in art, while Tracey Emins words and images find a new harmony.

Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place review Philip Marsdens love letter to Cornwall

A thought-provoking exploration of Cornish lives and landscapes has an affinity with the work of Richard Mabey and Simon ArmitageThere must be a moment in many a travellers life when there is a sudden awareness that the unexplored place as deserving of a