BY DAY, AMY Cummins is a police officer with more than 20 years of service. In need of a stress-relieving outlet, a yearning to create hit her suddenly and inexplicably four years ago. Trusting her gut, she halted her pursuit of a master's degree in counseling psychology to boldly follow her artistic calling, and in doing so, she discovered that even in the wee hours of the night, when armed with a paintbrush instead of a firearm, her mission was in fact the same: to serve others with empathy and compassion.
CHRISTINA GREENE MCALLEN, 33, knows what it takes to elevate any outfit, from everyday basics to gala-ready eveningwear: It's all in the details, after all, and details are her specialty.
THE PANDEMIC HAS seriously cramped Houstonians' travel style. But it comes with a silver lining: This year, movie lovers have a chance to attend America's largest independent film festival from the comfort of their cars — right here in EaDo.