Anna Borges, center, and Bill Ward, on guitar, play Brazilian melodies at the Mildred Hailey Apartments at JP Porchfest, Saturday, July 9, 2016.

JP Porchfest 2016: A Video Sampler

With more than 80 porches and 500-plus performers, no video can capture all the JP Porchfest goodness. But here, in less than a minute, is a selection of sounds from mellow vibes to jittery rock to heartfelt rap. More Porchfest 2016 coverage:

Watch Julia Martin, 87, Slay the Electric Slide
Photos: Hyde, Jackson Celebrate Porchfest

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Julia Martin, 87, center, the community activist for whom the Julia Martin House is named, dances the Electric Slide during JP Porchfest on Saturday, July 9, 2016.

Watch Julia Martin, 87, Slay the Electric Slide

Saturday's Porchfest coincided with another big community event -- the 10th anniversary of the Julia Martin House. The 55-unit building offers something scarce in JP: Affordable housing for the elderly. Julia Martin, the community activist the complex is named for, was guest of honor at Saturday's celebration. She's in purple in the short video below. The Julia Martin House is one of the many properties whose rents or sale prices are kept affordable by the JP Neighborhood Development Corp.

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Kiki D reaches out to a fan as she performs at the River of Life Church stage at JP Porchfest, Saturday, July 9, 2016.

Photos: Hyde, Jackson Celebrate Porchfest

Saturday's Jamaica Plain Porchfest drew thousands to porches, churches and parking lots all over the neighborhood. Here are photos from venues in the Hyde and Jackson Square areas during the third annual event. More Porchfest 2016 coverage:

Watch Julia Martin, 87, Slay the Electric Slide
Photos: Hyde, Jackson Celebrate Porchfest

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