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Twitter handles to follow for ticket giveaways and free event alerts

Half-price advance and same-day tickets for theater, dance, opera, and more. 

Followers jump quickly onto “free stuff” giveaways from Channel 7’s movie guy. 

A roundup of happy hours, concerts, and events—most free.

If you follow BrightestYoungThings, you’ll be flooded with dozens of blog-post alerts. Try a search for “giveaway” on its page instead—BYT always has an in with the area’s hottest concerts.This article appears in the July 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.

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