Friday’s Art Notes
Visitors to the ‘sounding D train’ listen to music in a carriage parked at the main train station in Berlin. The train will bring concerts and sound art to 16 German cities through September 12. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images.
You too can be a patron of the arts, says Marketplace. “Commissioning clubs let people contribute as much as they want — from the equivalent of giving up one restaurant dinner a month to more than the cost of a European cruise.”
Slate has a look at “Eat Pray Love and other punctuation atrocities in pop culture.”
After dominating the home video rental business for more than a decade and struggling to survive against Netflix and Redbox, Blockbuster is preparing to file for bankruptcy next month, via the Los Angeles Times.
The Emmy Awards are Sunday night, and NPR says there are five “developing stories that could make the whole thing worth watching.”