Beyond the Sea Gallery-Café, 74 Main St., will host a pink champagne artist’s reception and book signing Friday, July 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. “Equine Images for the Soul,” photographs from Maine author and photographer Caroline Samson’s latest book, will remain un display through Thursday, July 29.

Samson will be on hand to sign copies of “Every Horse Has a Story,” her hardcover book featuring beautiful photographs and stories of Maine horses. Her books are available at Beyond the Sea throughout the year.

An avid horse owner and photographer, Samson lives in Litchfield with her husband and her three equine friends, Doc, Blue and Mr. Noodles. To preview her photography,

The reception will feature complimentary fare. For more information, call 338-2100.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to