The Web's Entertainment Center Announces Exciting Lineup for the Week of 12/20 – 12/26

This Week’s Events Include a Webcast and Live Chat With Goodie Mob!

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC), announced today its lineup of events for the week of December 20. The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with an audio broadcast starring Arlo Guthrie. In addition, The Web’s Entertainment Center will be hosting a listening party surrounding its live chat with Goodie Mob. Read on for details:

MONDAY 12/20

The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with an audio broadcast starring legendary folk singer Arlo Guthrie. Arlo’s early
fame was a result of his gold record, Alice’s Restaurant. The
remastered version of Alice’s Restaurant is currently available at
TWEC.COM. The concert airs at the following times: Monday 12/20 at
4:00 PM EST, Wednesday 12/22 at 11:00 AM EST, Saturday 12/25 at 3:00 AM
EST and Sunday 12/26 at 7:00 PM EST.

At 9:00 PM EST, TWEC.COM will be hosting a listening party and live
chat with Goodie Mob. The socially conscious rappers’ name is an
acronym for “the Good Die Mostly Over Bull.” Goodie Mob’s new album,
World Party, is set for release on Tuesday 12/21. The chat is part of
TWEC.COM’s ongoing SOHH.com Back to the Future Series.

TWEC.COM also announced today two great events that will take place on Monday 12/27/99. At 4:00 PM EST, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a live chat with Hispanic heartthrob Enrique Iglesias. Enrique recently released his latest album, a self-titled CD that successfully bridges the gap between Spanish and English. The evening continues at 8:00 PM EST with a listening party surrounding the highly-anticipated new release from rapper Jay-Z, set to hit stores on Tuesday December 28. Following the listening party, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a live chat with the man himself, Jay-Z! Visit http://www.twec.com for additional details about these exciting upcoming events.

About Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United States. The Company operates retail stores in 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as an e-commerce site, http://www.twec.com. Mall locations include Camelot Music, Record Town, The Wall and F.Y.E. Freestanding locations include Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music, Spec’s and Planet Music.

About The Web’s Entertainment Center (TWEC.COM)

TWEC.COM is the online hub for Trans World Entertainment’s retail stores. With worldwide distribution spanning 16 countries in addition to the United States, the site features all of the music CDs and cassettes, video games, DVD and VHS (PAL and NTSC) home videos that are available at its retail stores, and more. TWEC.COM is home to Trans World’s “On Stage” series, featuring live concerts, online chats, in-store artist appearance schedules, in-studio performances and entertainment media that is on-demand.

SOURCE Trans World Entertainment Corporation

CONTACT: Jim Litwak, EVP of Merchandising and Marketing, Trans World Entertainment Corporation, 518-452-1248, ext. 7240; or Media, Charlotte Ostor, 201-507-9500, or , or Investor, Leon Berman, 212-704-9727, or , both of The MWW Group, for Trans World Entertainment Corporation/