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Friday’s Art Notes

sounding D train

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.

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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.”

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Slate has a look at “Eat Pray Love and other punctuation atrocities in pop culture.”

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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.

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The Emmy Awards are Sunday night, and NPR says there are five “developing stories that could make the whole thing worth watching.”

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