Joanne Spataro is a contributor to Creative Loafing's news and entertainment sections. She started her journalism career early as a teen movie critic for The Charlotte Observer. Ever since, she has been writing about politics, news, and the arts. She was also the editor-in-chief of The Paraview, a quarterly trade magazine for the Metrolina Paralegal Association. When she's not typing up an article, you'll most likely find Joanne enjoying frozen yogurt at pinkberry.
To celebrate La Cage Aux Folles's run at Belk Theater this week, CL looks at drag culture in the Queen City
by Joanne Spataro | May 30, 2012
Accustomed to harassment at malls, attendees at Saturday's event could finally shop in peace
by Joanne Spataro | Apr 3, 2013
Two's better than one
by Joanne Spataro | Feb 8, 2017
Slap! Whack! Smack!
by Joanne Spataro | May 27, 2015
by Joanne Spataro | Mar 25, 2015
Pam Ann takes flight in the Queen City
by Joanne Spataro | Nov 14, 2013
LGBT activists were out in full force, and protesters numbered in the single digits.
by Joanne Spataro | Aug 26, 2013
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