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.
The nonprofit hopes to raise money for 12 organizations around the world and encourage 'voluntourism'
by Joanne Spataro | Dec 18, 2012
Days before her Queen City visit, former Green Party president talks about the failure of Obamacare, sexism and 2016
by Joanne Spataro | Apr 10, 2013
The official youth branch of the N.C. Democratic Party serve up unconventional wisdom
by Joanne Spataro | Apr 3, 2012
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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