TWEC.COM Announces Live Chat With Boyz II Men

ALBANY, NY, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ — TWEC.COM (http://www.twec.com), the
e-commerce site of leading entertainment products retailer Trans World
Entertainment Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC), today announced that it will host a
live chat with R&B supergroup Boyz II Men during the week of 11/20. The Web’s
Entertainment Center will also host live chats with Chante Moore, Ludacris,
Sister Hazel, Nickel Creek and Chicago. Details for each event are as follows:

MONDAY 11/20

  • The RadioWoodstock On Stage series continues this week with an audio
    broadcast starring Jorma Kaukonen. The multi-talented musician, known
    for his prowess as a guitarist, singer and songwriter, has been playing
    music since the mid-60s, both as a solo artist and as a founding member
    of Jefferson Airplane. The concert airs on Monday 11/20 at
    4:00 PM EST, Wednesday 11/22 at 11:00 AM EST, Saturday 11/25 at 3:00 AM
    EST and Sunday 11/26 at 7:00 PM EST.

  • At 8:00 PM EST, join TWEC.COM for a live chat in Real Audio with
    Boyz II Men. The R&B supergroup made their debut on the music scene
    with 1991’s “CooleyHighHarmony,” featuring their unique blend of
    “hip-hop doo-wop.” The album spawned such hit singles as
    “Motownphilly” and “It’s So Hard To Say Good-bye To Yesterday.”
    Boyz II Men’s fourth album, “Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya,” was released
    in September 2000.

  • At 9:00 PM EST, TWEC.COM hosts a live audio chat with Chante Moore. The
    R&B crooner released her debut CD, “Precious,” in 1992, and received
    critical acclaim for her smooth voice and insightful lyrics. Her third
    album, “This Moment is Mine,” featured the hit single “Chante’s Got A
    Man.” Her latest album, “Exposed,” was released on 11/14.

  • Concluding the night’s events is a live online chat with Ludacris. The
    chat will be broadcast in Real Audio and is presented in conjunction
    with SOHH.com. The Atlanta-based rapper is the first artist to be
    signed to Def-Jam Recordings, South. His latest album, “Back For the
    First Time,” was released in October.

TUESDAY 11/21

  • At 8:00 PM EST, join TWEC.COM for a live chat with Sister Hazel. The
    acoustic pop band had a hit single with 1997’s “All For You,” taken
    from their sophomore album “Somewhere More Familiar.” Their latest
    album, “Fortress,” was released earlier this year and contains the
    single “Change Your Mind.”

About Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment is the leading music retailer in the United
States. The Company operates retail stores in 45 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: Michael Madden, President, COO of Trans World Entertainment
Corporation, 518-452-1248, ext. 7077; or Media Relations – Susan Boyle of the
MWW Group, 201-507-9500, , for Trans World Entertainment
Corporation/