The Web's Entertainment Center to Host a Live Chat with Vitamin C

TWEC.COM Will Also Host Events with Sparklehorse and Sherry Goffin Kondor!

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 13 /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 events for the week of January 13. The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with a broadcast of a taped concert starring Sparklehorse. Musicians who are scheduled to chat with The Web’s Entertainment Center this week include singer/actress Vitamin C and Sherry Goffin Kondor, lead singer of popular children’s band The Sugar Beats. Details for each event are as follows:

MONDAY 1/17

The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with an audio broadcast starring Sparklehorse. Sparklehorse performs perfectly
eccentric, southern songs, ranging from the whispery and acoustic to
guitar-soaked, electric rock numbers. The concert airs at the following
times: Monday 1/17 at 4:00 PM EST, Wednesday 1/19 at 11:00 AM EST,
Saturday 1/22 at 3:00 AM EST and Sunday 1/23 at 7:00 PM EST.

TUESDAY 1/18

On Tuesday January 18, The Web’s Entertainment Center will host a chat
with Vitamin C. The talented singer/actress released her self-titled
debut album in mid-1999. The album contains 12 unique songs, including
the summer hit “Smile.” In addition to her musical talents, Vitamin C
has also been seen in films including Hairspray, The Naked Gun 2 1/2 and
Liar, Liar. The chat begins at 8:00 PM EST.

WEDNESDAY 1/19

At 8:00 PM EST on Thursday, join The Web’s Entertainment Center for a
live chat with Sherry Goffin Kondor. The daughter of Carole King and
Gerry Goffin, Sherry is currently the lead singer of The Sugar Beats, a
group who’s forte is re-recording classic pop songs for children. The
Sugar Beats formed their own label and released three successful album
in the ’90s, containing hits such as “Everyday People,” “Big Yellow
Taxi,” and a duet of “You’ve Got a Friend” with her mother.

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 of TRANS WORLD ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION, 518-452-1248, ext. 7240; or Media Relations -Charlotte Ostor, 201-507-9500, , or Investor Relations – Leon Berman, 212-704-9727, , both of MWW for TWEC/