A DIGITAL AUDIO THEATRE EXPERIENCE
(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.
Episode 4: Niitahtaastsi
by tROY eMERY tWIGG
In 2027 an Apocalyptic lockdown in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) holds a grade 7 classroom captive during school hours. The students anxiously await their fate, not sure what is going on in the outside world, and Josh, a Blackfoot student, comes to grips with his identity and the true history of the land and the universe. When the trickster comes barreling in unexpectedly, Josh must face a lesson in colonial disorder and his own past.
Bow and Elbow River Confluence, East Village, Calgary SE
Troy Emery Twigg
Zach Running Coyote
Andrew G. Cooper
Production and Technical Director
You should be listening to this episode at the Confluence of the Bow and Elbow River, a geographic site in the East Village neighbourhood of Downtown Calgary. It is located along the Calgary RiverWalk just north of 9th Ave SE and the Elbow River Traverse and east of 6th ST SE and Fort Calgary.
HINT: Find the place where the rivers meet.