Franky Vivid is a poet and burlesque producer from Los Angeles. 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:
Feast of Lechery/Feast of St. Von Bayros/NoughtApril 3, 2019April 3 combines two traditional Cyprian holidays of “Nought” and the feast day of artist and Cyprian Saint Franz von Bayros, who passed beyond the Diamond Gate on this day in 1924. Nought is similar to New Year’s Eve in that it occurs the night before the Cyprian New Year of April 4.
La Vache (Charm/Lust)April 4, 2019 – May 26, 2019La Vache - April 4 - May 26 (53 days) Virtue - Charm Passion (Vice) - Lust Symbol - The Diamond Gate Law - Gender Principle - Abandon Anatomy – Cock/Cunt Color – Blue Animal – Cow Metal – Gold Planet – Venus, Bringer of Peace Station – Rapture Art – Poetry Liberal Art and…
PleasuriaApril 4, 2019
The Bath of VenusApril 4, 2019The Bath of Venus is a ritual performed traditionally on April 4th, considered Venus’ birthday. For centuries, the Knights of Paphos have honored this ritual as their most sacred. During this pageant, the Age’s Embodiment (the Grande Madame) is connected with Her history via a reenactment of Venus’ first steps on the shores of Paphos.…
Feast of Brilliance/Feast of St. La Belle OteroApril 12, 2019April 12 is the feast day of dancer, actress, courtesan and Cyprian Saint Carolina “La Belle” Otero, who passed beyond the Diamond Gate on this day in 1965.