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from the press release regarding an upcoming lecture in the Sidney D. Gamble lecture series, "Passionate Minds: Morgan, Hearst and the Building of San Simeon":

The third lecture in a series of five will be held on February 21st 2006, with a presentation by Victoria Kastner, author and Interpretive Specialist at Hearst Castle. Kastner will explore the twenty-eight year egalitarian, architect-client San Simeon collaboration between Julia Morgan and William R. Hearst, one of the most fascinating in the history of American building, Victoria Kastner is the author of Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House, and is currently writing a history of San Simeon's landscape.

The lecture will be held at the Neighborhood Church in Pasadena, 2 Westmoreland Place, immediately adjacent to The Gamble House. A reception with the speaker follows at The Gamble House. Doors open at 7 pm and the lectures begin at 7:30.

Tickets may be purchased from The Gamble House by phone 626.793.3334 x52,
e-mail: gamblehs.org, or on the website: www.gamblehouse.org. General admission: $12; members and students: $10. Advance reservations are recommended; admission at the door is $18.

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