During a performance in the Blue Palm Cafe, Philomena noticed something odd
A white woman who looked a lot like a Beth Ann Baker, but what was she doing here? And with a black man?
Philomena realizes that it IS Beth, and decides she's going to show Beth what she's become, show her that she is a great performer. However, after Philomena's great performance, Beth is gone.
After the performance, Philomea head to the bar to contemplate what she would have said to Beth. However, Beth has returned and finds Philomena to talk to her. Beth complains about her family, and talks about her problems to Philomena.
Philomena has heard enough, all of Beth's problems will be solved due to her being rich and white.
Philomena returned to the stage, tears falling from her eyes onto the piano keys. However, Philomena knew her tears weren't for her