Minnesota Musicians

Mark Olson co-founded the Jayhawks, considered by many to be one of the most influential bands of the 1980s and beyond.

It's just one of the 28 bands played recently on Centerstage Minnesota, but Ipso Facto deserves recognition for more than 30 years, through two kidney transplants, all while sharing the stage as brothers.

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Music fuses with literature this Thursday at the Grand Rapids Area Library when Minnesota Book Award Winners Melanie Hoffert, Margi Preus, and Matt Rasmussen join forces with the musical stylings of Ipsifendus Collective.  The public is invited to check out this unique experience Thursday, September 14th at 7pm.