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Michael Jackson will appear live at the seventh annual Soul Train Awards Tuesday, singing his song “Remember The Time.”

It will be Jackson’s first live appearance on the show, which will be broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium.

Warner Bros. TV and Lorimar TV are conducting their 17th annual writers workshop, with 17 writers chosen to participate from more than 1,200 applicants. Producers of various Lorimar and WB TV series will conduct the 10-week sessions, which run through early May.

Veteran entertainment attorney Dixon Dern has made Jon Vein a partner and renamed the practice Dern & Vein. Vein has been with the Century City-based entertainment law firm since graduating law school in 1989.

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