111 Mama Alto - The Last Time I Saw Aretha
Transgender singer Mama Alto recounts her experiences of traveling through the USA to attend an Aretha Franklin concert. Mama Alto is a gender transcendent diva, cabaret artiste, jazz singer and community activist. Her cabaret performances and collaborations have garnered critical praise at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Malthouse Theatre Company, Melbourne Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Darwin Festival, and so many more. Mama Alto was the 2017 Artist of the Year at the GLOBE LGBTI Awards. Queerstories is an LGBTQIA+ storytelling night programmed by Maeve Marsden, with regular events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. For Queerstories event dates, visit www.maevemarsden.com, and follow Queerstories on Facebook. The new Queerstories book is published by Hachette Australia, and can be purchased on Booktopia. To support Queerstories, become a patron at www.patreon.com/ladysingsitbetter And for gay stuff, insomnia rant and photos of my dog Frank follow me - Maeve Marsden - on Twitter and Instagram.