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(EXP)LORE YOUR WORLD. Experience lore. 

(exp)lore is a fiction anthology podcast to be enjoyed in the community while social distancing. These site-specific stories take an imaginative dive into the past and future of Calgary’s inner city. Each episode immerses the audience in a rich audio play while they explore the world through a new lens.


Project Personnel

Andrew G. Cooper

Skylar Desjardins

Alixandra Cowman

Jonathan Lewis

Kyle Marshall


Production and Technical Director

Sound Designer


Audio Engineer

by Madeline Hunter Smith


The Folly is a dark and thrilling tale of finding, and losing, oneself; a brilliant mix of suburban gothic and cosmic horror.

Episode 2: A Dangerous View

by Krista Marushy


A playful and seductive homage to Film Noir, A Dangerous View bridges space and time to name unknown places which can never truly be tamed. 

by Andrew G. Cooper


With the spirit of a big top circus and the heart of urban fantasy, Under the Plaza is a magical coming of age story that explores what it means to be lost and what it means to be found. 

by Troy Emery Twigg


In 2027 an Apocalyptic lockdown in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) holds a grade 7 classroom captive during school hours.

by Krista Marushy


In the riotous downfall of civilization that progressively took place over the 21st and 22nd centuries, city state blocks are separated into territories and defended by suburban inhabitants.

by MAggie Mackenzie and Kodie Rollan


After the loss of her grandmother, Jen, a third-generation Filipinx woman comes to terms with her culture and her relationship with her mother and grandmother. Through a series of letters and flashbacks, Jen is taken through the immigrant's experience across three generations of Filipinx women.

by Dale Lee Kwong


A Chinese mystic reveals a fairy tale from across the sea and a story closer to home. Follow twins Miss Yin and Master Yang from China through their home in Calgary’s Chinatown.  

By Constantine X. Anastasakis

During an unexpected detour in his post-pandemic life, Adam comes across a strange man in a downtown park who shifts his perspective forever. 

by Andrew G. Cooper


There are Things that lurk in the shadows of the western mountains. This is a retelling of an ancient Midwinter tale with a new twist. 

Production History

September - December 2020: Premiere of First Season

November 2020: Finalist for Audio Verse Awards

February 2021: Chinook Blast Festival, Calgary, AB

September 2021: New Jersey Web Fest, West Orange, NJ, USA


Thank You

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