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:
IsodikeiaJune 26, 2017In celebration of the landmark Supreme Court of the United States decision made this day in 2015, we are declaring a new holiday, Isodikeia. It is officially the Feast of Equality (ἴσος/isos) and Justice (δίκη/dike).
PleasuriaJuly 4, 2017
Cora's Pearl/Feast of Soft CakesJuly 8, 2017July 8th is the feast day of French courtesan and Cyprian Saint Cora Pearl, who passed beyond the Diamond Gate on this day in 1886. Her most sacred work of Cyprianism, Grand Horizontal, The Erotic Memoirs of a Passionate Lady, is central to the ceremonies of this day. A popular anecdote from that book details…
Beauty/EnvyJuly 18, 2017 – September 7, 2017Le Chien - July 18 - September 7 (52 days) Virtue - Beauty Passion (Vice) - Envy Symbol - The Mirror Law - The Accord Principle - Mirrors Anatomy – Eyes Color – Green Animal – Dog Metal – Copper Planet – Neptune, the Mystic Station – Afterglow Art – Painting Liberal Art and Science…
Feast of St. MiriamJuly 22, 2017July 22 is the feast day of Paphian Grande Madame and Cyprian Saint Miriam of Magdala. This feast day is also celebrated, albeit in substantially different ways, by the Catholic and Anglican Christian churches.