Franky Vivid is a poet and burlesque producer from Chicago. He is married to burlesque star Michelle L’amour, with whom he co-founded the international literary salon Naked Girls Reading in 2009. For four years he was the curator of the Everleigh Social Club in Chicago, an experiment in using Cyprianism to inform the operation of a private arts club. Vivid is a Freemasonic Knight Templar and founder of Paradise Garden #7. For more on Cyprianism and a continuing discussion about elements of The Seed and its underlying Philosophy and Practice, visit him at www.cyprianism.com.
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For upcoming dates on the Cyprian Calendar, see below:
PleasuriaSeptember 4, 2017
Theater of SevensSeptember 7, 2017The evening of September 7 is set aside for theatrical productions meant to allegorically explore the Sevens. In the Roman calendar, September was the seventh of ten months. Though the September of our Gregorian calendar does not directly correspond to the Roman September, modern Cyprianism still honors it as the seventh month, thus the seventh…
Le Baissier (Cheek/Wrath)September 8, 2017 – October 29, 2017Le Baissier - September 8 - October 29 (52 days) Virtue - Cheek Passion (Vice) - Wrath Symbol - The Poniard Law - Resonance Principle - Knowledge Anatomy – Hand Color – Red Animal – Bear Metal – Iron Planet – Mars, Bringer of War Station – Flirtation Art – Sculpture Liberal Art and Science…
Feast of St. MinnaSeptember 16, 2017September 16 is the feast day of American bordello keeper and Cyprian Saint Minna Everleigh, who passed beyond the Diamond Gate on this day in 1948.
Feast of St. NinonOctober 17, 2017October 17 is the feast day for French author, salonnière, courtesan and Cyprian Saint Ninon de l’Enclos, who passed beyond the Diamond Gate on this day in 1705.