Dale A Lyons Building

A spectacular array of cultural arts are showcased each year on the Dowagiac campus of Southwestern Michigan College.

The Starlight Series brings to The Grand Old City international performing arts groups and speakers, showcased within the Dale A. Lyons Theater. Productions have featured the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble, New York Voices, renowned for its excellence in jazz, to children's theater and SMC's wonderful gift to the community - its annual Christmas concert.

For this year's performance schedule and ticket information, contact the box office at (269) 782-1280 or visit the Starlight Series on the web at http://www.swmich.edu/activities/fapa.

Southwestern Michigan College fine and performing arts programs also host an array of events, showcasing live theater, musicals and vocal concerts featuring its Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Show/Jazz Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Community Chorale. Enthusiasts of instrumental music will enjoy performances by its 40-piece Symphonic Band, 18-piece Jazz Ensemble and 30-piece Community Brass Band.

For this year's schedule, contact the college at (269) 782-1280 or visit the Performing Arts Department on the web at http://www.swmich.edu/activities/fapa.

Also showcased within the Dale A. Lyons Building is the Art Gallery at Southwestern Michigan College. Exhibits feature some of the finest visual artists from across the country and Michigan, as well as the works of faculty, students and alumni.

The gallery is located in Room 108. It is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and by appointment. For this year's gallery schedule, call (269) 782-1356 or visit the gallery on the web at http://www.swmich.edu/activities/fapa.

Southwestern Michigan College, which is a member business of the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce, is located at 58900 Cherry Grove Road.