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Recalculating translation no small feat (actual calculators help) February 11, 2011: Long Island University professor Gregary J. Racz is no stranger to translation, but this is probably the first time his process of "re-writing" involved "re-calculation." Racz just received the American Translators Association (ATA) Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation for his work on only twelve lines in a poem by Francisco Acuña [...] by

Composer John Adams: “The text generates the musical ideas” December 6, 2010: SFist interviews the Bay Area composer John Adams on the San Francisco Symphony's performance of his oratorio El Niño ten years after its debut with Peter Sellars directing. The present staging, directed by Kevin Newbury, is stripped down and doesn't contain the videos or dancers of a Sellars production, but the Latin American poetry and texts [...] by