Things to do on August 14:
Don’t miss Step On Vs Loaded: DJs Andy Buchan, ME and Rude Larry will be playing everything from The Beatles to The Ramones at this indie night.
Free. 9pm-2.45am. Casa Latina, Ibis Hotel Al Barsha (04 399 6699).
Bag a bargain at the Flea Market: Head to Uptown Mirdif to pick up quirky pre-loved bargains at this evening market. Have a wander around stalls offering household goods, fashion, baby clothes and more at bargain prices.
Free. 6pm-10pm. Promenade Courtyard, Uptown Mirdif, www.dubai-fleamarket.com (no number).
Chant at a new moon: Sing, dance and meditate on this New Moon Day with Yoga Ashram.
Free. Fri 6pm-6.45pm. Yoga Ashram, 1504 Jumeirah Bay X3, Cluster X, JLT (04 360 9028).
Celebrate Indian Independence Day: La Porte des Indes will be celebrating with a special brunch on Saturday, as well as a kebab and hops menu special available from today and throughout the weekend.
Kebab menu: Dhs299. Thu-Sat 7pm-9pm. Until August 15. Brunch menu: Dhs225 (soft drinks). Dhs295 (house beverages). Dhs395 (bubbly). Saturday August 15, noon-3.30pm. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Join the cool kids at VIP Room: Playing a mix of house, hip-hop and some good old school classics, ‘Cool Kids made in VIP Room’ is a popular weekly night.
Free. 11pm-3am. Ongoing. VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (052 881 8888).