Lasakow Named Sandler Center GM

Paul Lasakow has been named general manager of the new 1,300-capacity Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Va.

Lasakow spent six years as the GM of the Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in Norfolk, Va., and held similar positions in three other facilities.

Global Spectrum and the Virginia Arts Festival are expected to jointly handle the facility’s day-to-day operations.

The Sandler Center is expected to open November 2007.