Former PAVEMENT frontman Stephen Malkmus and The Shins' JAMES MERCER are among the acts who will perform at a Portland, Oregon elementary school next week (begs07Apr08). Malkmus and Mercer, who both live in Portland, will take the stage at the 18th annual Buckman Art Show And Sell at Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School on 11 April. The fundraising two-day event, which will feature the work of over 100 artists, will raise money for the school's arts program.